Detoxification and cleansing has become a huge health trend. Ayurveda offers much wisdom and a wealth of options when it comes to safe, natural, and effective ways to purify. Read on to learn more about ayurvedic medicine for detoxification.

The Basics of Ayurvedic Medicine for Detoxification

Ayurveda recognizes that the body is exposed to a wide range of toxins (ama) over the course of a given day. The accumulation of ama in the body can lead to a number of health issues. That’s why ayurveda recommends doing an ayurvedic cleanse twice a year (ideally in the spring and fall).

An ayurvedic cleanse aims to remove toxins, impurities, and excess doshas from your body. Learn how to cleanse at home with our 7-day Ayurvedic Cleanse

Since ayurveda is a holistic medicine, cleansing requires diet and lifestyle changes. It may also be useful to incorporate herbal and natural remedies into your cleanse to enhance the detox process.

Ayurvedic Medicine to Aid Detoxing

It’s always recommended that one work with an ayurvedic practitioner to receive personalized medicines that are best suited for their current health state and dosha. However, there are certain ayurvedic medicine recommendations that can help most people amplify their detox experience. 

For example, herbal supplements for digestion can promote better metabolism and food assimilation to facilitate ama removal.

In addition, high quality salts can help nourish tissues and pull toxins out of the body, such as Radiance Salt Tea

Another substance that can amplify detoxification is Ghruta ghee. Ghruta helps to increase rasa (circulating fluids) and penetrate the tissues, loosening and dislodging ama. The waste matter then drains into the gastrointestinal tract for elimination. Essentially, ghee can help speed up the elimination of ama, thus improving the health of your tissues.

Many practitioners will also recommend specific ayurvedic herbs for detoxification. Here’s a list of the herbs used for cleansing and why.
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